Three Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist surgeons were among a group of 84 surgical educators inducted into membership in the American College of Surgeons Academy of Master Surgeon Educators on Oct. 15, 2021, at a virtual induction ceremony:
- Julie Ann Freischlag, M.D., CEO of Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, dean of Wake Forest School of Medicine, chief academic officer of Atrium Health, and a professor of vascular and endovascular surgery;
- J. Wayne Meredith, M.D., chair of general surgery, professor of trauma surgery and professor of pediatrics; and
- Gabriela A. Velazquez, M.D., associate professor of vascular and endovascular surgery.
This is the fourth cohort of members inducted into this prestigious academy.